Planning and Highways Lawyer
Full time, Grade 11
Salary: £39,638 – £46,028 pa
Cheshire East is an amazing place to live and work. As one of the largest employers in the borough, we are able to offer you a wide range of challenging and rewarding career opportunities.
At Cheshire East Council we are working for a brighter future – together and our commitment to you is that our workplace culture will provide a shared purpose, a well-led organisation with valued people succeeding together as one team and one council to deliver the best service for our customers and communities.
Planning & Highways lawyers deliver a range of legal services to the Council, its Officers and Committees including legal advice, the negotiation & completion of legal agreements, the management of Public Inquiries and litigation to fulfill the Council`s statutory functions as Local Planning Authority and Highway Authority.
If you want to be part of our award-winning council and contribute to our ongoing success, have the flexibility and drive to enable us to innovate, are committed to working as part of a team and striving to deliver exceptional service wherever you can, we would especially like to hear from you.
As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds and want our workforce to reflect the diversity of our local communities so that we can all work for a brighter future – together.
We are looking for someone with a genuine enthusiasm for regulatory work and would like to hear from you if you want to be part of our award-winning council and contribute to our ongoing success, if you have the flexibility and drive to enable us to innovate, if you are committed to working as part of a team and striving to deliver exceptional service wherever you can.
This position offers a varied and challenging planning and highways caseload. You will be joining a friendly team, located in a beautiful part of the country, within an Authority committed to ongoing improvement in all aspects of its organisation and service delivery.
You will be an experienced planning & highways lawyer, ideally with a background in local government: experience of infrastructure projects will be an advantage. You will be a team player who takes pride in delivering high quality services and is able to work under pressure.
The application closing date is 1st of November 2019.
For an informal discussion about the post, telephone Sheila Dillon on 01270 685813.
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If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date then it is likely that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion, however please do not be discouraged from applying again.